Mandurah Sea Rescue today. Very Lucky.

A father and his nine-year-old twin sons have been rescued in freezing waters off Western Australia after they were found clinging to their sinking boat. ... As well as the emergency call, Mr Pries dove down to find the boat's Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) to help rescuers locate them.2 hours ago

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Mon, 2021-08-16 06:28

Sea rescue retrieves the three from the ocean.

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 I'm interested to hear the

Mon, 2021-08-16 06:36

 I'm interested to hear the outcome of the other Mayday call off Hillaries. 

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 Yep! Seemed like a strange

Mon, 2021-08-16 08:31

 Yep! Seemed like a strange one. 

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 Apparently a hoax, hope they

Mon, 2021-08-16 08:48

 Apparently a hoax, hope they catch the F%^$ktard.

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Yeah, I heard that one. Was

Mon, 2021-08-16 10:16

Yeah, I heard that one. Was quite strange in that sea rescue were struggling to get reception with the vessell calling it in so my guess is that someone called it in from land.

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They normally throw the book at them

Tue, 2021-08-17 15:20

There was a hoax call a few years ago, the caught the guy and he got five years. 

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 I was out in my boat blowing

Tue, 2021-08-17 13:02

 I was out in my boat blowing out the cobwebs and saw the various rescue boats racing all over the place. What a waste of resources for some dickheads to get their jollies.

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 That's a lucky family for

Mon, 2021-08-16 17:01

 That's a lucky family for sure. Great outcome.  A boat can be replaced but lives cant

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 fk me 5 yrs for a hoax - u

Tue, 2021-08-17 16:21

 fk me 5 yrs for a hoax - u only get 3 for killing someone with a  kinghit etc.

 

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A different perspective

Tue, 2021-08-17 16:43

Imagine a real emergency occurs while significant resources are diverted onto a hoax and people die.  That's the ultimate consequence of a hoax mayday call. 

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 It's my understanding that's

Tue, 2021-08-17 17:08

 It's my understanding that's one of the reasons that they haven't dropped the requirement to have a licence to operate a vhf radio. 
Gives the authorities something extra to charge a hoax caller with. 

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